Is my root partition dying?

Joel W. Shea jwshea at gmail.com
Thu Dec 17 14:23:12 AEDT 2015


I'd like to add that a mirror isn't a reliable backup; regardless of
that mirror being RAID, or scheduled synchronisation.

It may mitigate against data-loss in certain scenarios of catastrophic
hardware failure, but wont protect data from accidental (or intentional)
deletion, and/or file corruption.

I'm not sure how rsync handles reads with bad blocks; but with certain
flags (see --partial) it may also corrupt the target file?
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